- v put down by force or intimidation
The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land
- v make subservient; force to submit or subdue
- It was difficult to subjugate a nation full of independent spirit and enterprise, it was much easier to join hands with them.
- Such powers have spheres of influence and subjugate lesser powers.
- This process shows that there is a clear determination to subjugate the country.
News & Articles
- Urban malpractice in Istanbul and elsewhere
As events in Turkey reveal, writes Froma Harrop, urban renewal is often a thinly veiled means of controlling people and weakening societies they seek to subjugate.
June 8, 2013 - Seattle Times
- What’s Great Art Doing In These Ugly Rooms?
A new tumblr blog counterpoints some of the ugliest rooms the Internet has to offer with some of the 20th century’s great artwork. First rule of museum design: Don’t upstage the art. A museum such as the Guggenheim in New York (or its metallic counterpart in Bilbao) tends to treat the art it contains as rival creative forces. In some cases, it even attempts to actively subjugate them. The ...
June 7, 2013 - Fast Company Magazine
- Yankees Should Release Alex Rodriguez If He's Suspended 100 Games For Using PEDs
I write this with full disclosure that I am a die-hard, life-long Yankee fan. I’m old enough to remember Mickey Mantle’s final season in pinstripes and attended my first game when a fan’s view could be blocked by the giant pillars at the old Yankee Stadium. I was a beat writer for a New Jersey newspaper and covered the team for six years in the ‘80’s having to subjugate my boyhood feelings while ...
June 6, 2013 - Forbes
- Abu Bakar Bashir in Reuters
This is evidence that even though all this time the West think that they can subjugate Indonesia, there are still some Muslims and Indonesians who have the courage to convey the truth,Bashir told Elshinta radio in a telephone interview.
- Christopher Columbus in The Chattanoogan
They would make fine servants:With fifty men we could subjugate them all and make them do whatever we want,said Columbus, in Zinn's A People's History of the United States.
- Lawrence Gowan in Toronto Sun
I want this band to work : so sometimes you have to subjugate your own ego-driven moments (laughs) to the greater cause,says Gowan. "As a more seasoned musician, you're more apt to make the right call in a lot of those situations."